Usher to headline at Summerfest on Sunday, July 6th
MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials announced the ninth major show slated for Summerfest 2014. Usher with special guest Bebe Rexha will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Sunday, July 6. Milwaukee will be User's only stop in the U.S. this summer.
Usher is getting ready to release his much anticipated eighth studio album that is due out Fall 2014. He will also star as boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming film “Hands of Stone,” a biopic of boxer Roberto Duran played by Edgar Ramirez that co-stars Robert De Niro due out late 2014. Usher is also currently enjoying his second season as a coach on NBC's Emmy award winning hit reality TV show "The Voice."
Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 12 at 11:00 am CST and include Summerfest admission. Tickets can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at Ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1.800.745.3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1.866.448.7849 (“Ticketmaster Express” automated phone line). Patrons may also utilize “ticketfast” at Ticketmaster.com to print barcoded concert tickets from home. Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.
NOTE: To purchase Marcus Amphitheater tickets in person at the Summerfest Box Office on the day of the on sale, patrons must visit the temporary location at the Mid Gate on the corner of Harbor Drive and Chicago Street. Parking will be available across the street.
Summerfest fans get access to “Stay Connected” Pre-sales before tickets go on sale to the general public when they subscribe to receive Summerfest News email alerts at Summerfest.com, “Like” Summerfest on Facebook or follow Summerfest on Twitter. The Usher Pre-sale will run Friday, April 11 from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm CST or until pre-sale inventory has been exhausted.
Summerfest 2014 will take place June 25 - 29 and July 1 - 6 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 30.